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FLOAT TUBE FISHING FORUM » Fishing Tactics, Tackle, and reviews » Fishing Tackle And Gear Related Discussions » What is your line preference?

What is your line preference?

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1 What is your line preference? on Mon Mar 31, 2014 5:28 pm

Wyu

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So what's everyone's line preference and test line while fishing for SBB?

I'm trying to find a line that doesn't have much memory. I usually fish P-Line green but was noticing that there is a lot of line memory. Anyone else noticed that with
P-Line?

2 Re: What is your line preference? on Mon Mar 31, 2014 5:43 pm

Ifishtoolittle

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Izorline XXX. Best line for the money IMO, and it's cheap!

3 Re: What is your line preference? on Mon Mar 31, 2014 6:18 pm

kin


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Depends on what line I currently have on hand to spool up with: big game, izorline XXX or suffix siege.

Big game is cheap, but get's frayed pretty easily. However, I've landed huge fish on light line without issue..needless to say, line is a little stretchy but decent diameter.

Izorline XXX: Good median between the three, currently, reels are all spooled up with this

Suffix Siege: great line and holds up extremely well. However, line memory seems to be a problem after a few uses. If I had a choice, I'd fish exclusively this, but it's not all that cheap for a mono.

4 Re: What is your line preference? on Mon Mar 31, 2014 6:55 pm

bayfishingjunkie

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Suffix 832 braid in 50# with a 20# seagar florocarbon. Leader of about 2 feet. Or staright 20 # seagar floro

http://www.kickbassfishing.com

5 Re: What is your line preference? on Mon Mar 31, 2014 9:25 pm

Yellowrock

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P-line xtra tough (green) never had an issue. Pulled tuna, home guard yellows, calicos and toothy cudas. That's my go-to

6 Re: What is your line preference? on Mon Mar 31, 2014 9:53 pm

Mikeotunakiller

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For low memory line, I enjoy Berkley Trilene and it's Big Game version. Always worked for me.

7 Re: What is your line preference? on Mon Mar 31, 2014 11:30 pm

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I'm with Mikeotunakiller, Berkley Big Game, start with 10 or 15 #.
Then I'll go to 20# or add flouro leaders if conditions get wacky.

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8 Re: What is your line preference? on Tue Apr 01, 2014 6:46 am

.:LOLLY:.

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I use izorline xxx anywhere from 6#-15# and also have setups with full spool of 30# braid with 15# seaguar leader.

9 Re: What is your line preference? on Tue Apr 01, 2014 7:27 am

Fishingdachronarch201E7

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I use big game for those most part....salt & fresh and have a couple set ups with 30lbs braid for the salt..........


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10 Re: What is your line preference? on Tue Apr 01, 2014 7:36 am

wiseguy

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izorline xxx for me, 10, 12 and 15lb pretty much covers it for bay fishing.

11 Re: What is your line preference? on Tue Apr 01, 2014 8:10 am

jmericle

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Trilene in 10lb works awesome for the SBB. I have caught the SBB on the same line in 8lb test, but there were no rocks at that spot. If there are rocks around consider the 10-12lb

12 Re: What is your line preference? on Tue Apr 01, 2014 9:46 am

Wyu

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Looks like a lot of you guys are fishing izorline XXX and fishing heavier line than I am. I guess I'm fishing too lite lol.....

Right now I'm pretty much rigged with 6 and 8lb p-line cxx. Next time out I'm going to try spooling up with 10 lb izorline xxx.

13 Re: What is your line preference? on Tue Apr 01, 2014 1:59 pm

Fisher

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sunline no other line ha n i use 10lb test up to 16 just depends on what rods i bring

14 Re: What is your line preference? on Tue Apr 01, 2014 7:45 pm

bayfishingjunkie

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When you start throwing big baits deep into mussel covered piling structure and get that 3 plus pound spottie of your dreams to smash your lure you will be happy that you had 50# braid on your reel that day....

http://www.kickbassfishing.com

15 Re: What is your line preference? on Tue Apr 01, 2014 9:45 pm

Wyu

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BFJ.... Yeah I'm thinking about spooling 50# braid with a 10 or 15lb top shot on it.

16 Re: What is your line preference? on Tue Apr 01, 2014 9:52 pm

Mikeotunakiller

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Like bayfishingjunkie said, Braid is pretty helpful. I rig it on all my saltwater outfits I use when going out for White Sea bass, yellowtail, tuna, halibut. Then, As I mentioned earlier I use mono topshot of berkley big game. If i'm in heavy kelp I use straight braid to short top shot of fluorocarbon.

17 Re: What is your line preference? on Wed Apr 02, 2014 12:00 pm

Wyu

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Thanks everyone for all your input.

18 Re: What is your line preference? on Wed Apr 02, 2014 2:53 pm

Chomps

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For me it use to be 65lb power pro super slick 8 to 30lb seaguar blue label fluro now it's 70lb samurai braid to seagur primier flouro

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